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Taxon: Celtis africana Burm. f.

 
Genus: Celtis
Family: Cannabaceae
Nomen number: 9753
Place of publication: Fl. indica 31. 1768
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 18-May-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 4 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood (timber); wood (timber)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar), Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Rwanda, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ghana, Nigeria
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Lesotho, South Africa, [Eastern Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Northern Cape, Western Cape] Swaziland
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Saudi Arabia, Yemen


References:

  1. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. 1993 (Pl SAfr)
  2. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cameroun. (F Cameroun)
  3. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  4. Cufodontis, G. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta. (F EthiopCuf)
  5. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  6. Keay, R. W. J. Trees of Nigeria. 1989 (Trees Nigeria)
  7. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  8. Miller, A. G. & T. A. Cope Flora of the Arabian Peninsula and Socotra. (F Arabia)
  9. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

Check other web resources for Celtis africana Burm. f. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Celtis africana cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?9753. Accessed 14 November 2018.